9 Movies With AI That Became Self-Aware and Made Humankind Very Sorry

Who could forget the events of August 29, 1997—when Skynet became self-aware and launched a whole mess of nukes, unleashing “Judgment Day?” Today’s a holiday for Terminator fans, and it’s also a great excuse to celebrate our favorite sci-fi movies that feature AI rebellions. Let’s bid a warm welcome to our new robot…

Spielberg Knows When He's Going to Start Shooting Indiana Jones 5

We have a mysterious (of course) clue to Westworld’s second season. The fate of Ash is revealed is Ash vs Evil Dead doesn’t get renewed. Someone working on the Bumblebee movie has high praise for the Bumblebee movie. Plus, DC’s New Gods movie has a writer, Rocket Raccoon does not care for the Avengers, and more.…

The Avatars of Ready Player One Invade Classic Movie Posters of the Past

In the world of Ready Player One, pop culture homage is everything—sometimes to a fault, depending on who you talk to. But Warner Bros. is leaning into that with its marketing for the film. Case in point, the studio has recreated a collection of classic movie posters for the film, using the characters’ avatars instead…

A Master Sword for Battling Rain, the Return of the One, and More of Our Favorite Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the best toys you might have missed, but deserve to know about. This week we should all take our red pills for the return of the One, featuring an amazing likeness of Keanu Reeves; a 10-inch version of Arya Stark that we’re almost certain is based on Maisie Williams;…

Alt-Right Activists Call for Google Boycott After Employee Is Fired for Anti-Diversity Paper

Google fired a software engineer yesterday in response to public outrage over the man’s 10-page screed against women being represented proportionally in tech companies. But the firing has become a call-to-arms for alt-right voices on the internet who are crowdfunding money for the engineer, James Damore, and are now…

What Are Sylvester Stallone and Michael Rosenbaum Doing in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2?

Rhett Rheese and Paul Wernick discuss Deadpool’s reaction to Cable. Zack Penn stresses plans for a new Matrix aren’t a reboot or a remake. Andrew Kreisberg promises next season’s Flash villain will be something different. Plus, a haunting new poster for The Dark Tower, and clips from Power Rangers and The Walking Dead…

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